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KsCityKim (#47766275)
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Bio Photo I hope that my entries aid you in finding your family! My PRIMARY INTENT is to get the information up from the stones & records for those that haven't found the burial spots of their loved ones and to preserve information from these stones. Please note, many are put up from cemetery is. I'm aware that there are many errors in these records, but I rarely make assumptions as to proper spelling, etc. with the exception of death month which is often based on interment date. Generally speaking, I do not research each memorial.

Any photos I have posted are gifts - free for family or friends to use as you please for non-commercial purposes. I have also assumed responsibility for many memorials from inactive/deceased contributors so just because they've been transferred to me doesn't mean they are my relatives. I would be happy to transfer any of your relative's memorials I have created that are unrelated to me. I'd prefer they be with someone in their family or someone with a connection to complete a more fitting memorial!

I'm human, I make mistakes. If you find some, please use the edit button on the memorial to advise me. Kindness & patience are virtues - I am not retired and have young children, but will address emails as soon as I can. ***I cannot guarantee edits sent to me. I accept edits as long as it doesn't change information at which time I try to confirm the information before accepting.

A special THANK YOU to those who visit my parents. I TRULY appreciate it - it means the world to me! I miss them very much. They were great parents & friends!:

✿✿~~ My beloved Parents:
My father & my hero James Robert Hoffman and my beautiful, wonderful mother Alice 'Elaine' (Cain) Hoffman~~✿✿

After 35+ years of research, I finally found:

My GG-Grandfather Gustave "Gus" Werner in May of 2012 as well as his twin baby girls and 2 more of his baby granddaughters. (thanks to FindAGrave & J F-B)

My GGG-Grandparents Joseph Newby and his wife Letitia Hastie (Dark) Newby in August of 2012 (good old fashioned research).

Another GG-Grandfather William Lewis Horn found March 6, 2013 going through old funeral home records. Cemetery records were destroyed for June 1, 1914 to October, 1920. He died June 15, 1914. Go figure! :)

My GG-Grandmother Jessie Fremont Lane Nelson in January of 2014. (thanks to a FindAGrave friend Mixmastermom)
My Family Ties:
Hoffman, Cain, Willy, Fischer, Werner, Horn, Newby, Schuyler, VanVechten, TenBroeck, Roosevelt, Bush, Frawley, Nelson, Hannagan, Lane, McCormick, Sassenrath
~ My FaG Projects: ~
I'm currently working on photographing & documenting burials in (primarily) 4 Wyandotte County, KS cemeteries. ***Please note - Month is often interment month or death date may be interment date and "NOTE" is often funeral home/interment date. I am also going through old funeral home records in an effort to fill in some blanks in these old cemeteries.

*** Mount Hope - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Quindaro - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted. (I used a spreadsheet on this one & many duplicates were not caught)
*** Woodlawn - ALL memorials from cemetery records are posted.
*** Oak Grove - About 98% of memorials are posted. Please note that many of the dates appear to be off a year. Be creative in your searches with spelling as well.

I also do some work in Memorial Park, Highland Park, Chapel Hill, St John's & Mt Calvary & anywhere else in the area that the wind blows me that day. :)
"There are two lasting bequests we can leave our children. One is roots. The other is wings." ~ Hodding Carter

"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit." ~ Harry S Truman

"A Genealogist must have the patience of Job; the curiosity of a cat; the stubbornness of a mule; the eyesight of an eagle; be blessed with the luck of the Irish and have the ability and stamina of a camel to go long hours without food or drink." ~ The Herald, Vol.18, No. 3 & 4; 1995

"What is this death but a negligible accident? Why should I be out of mind because I am out of sight? I am but waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near, just round the corner. All is well." Unknown

Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
~ Author Unknown
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Paula White Moore
Lillian Burgin
Also, KSCityKim, I would like to take care of Lillian Burgin's memorial (Find A Grave #93156339).

Thank you again.

Paula White Moore
Added by Paula White Moore on Jun 21, 2017 8:44 PM
Paula White Moore
Transfer of Memorial Care
Hello KsCityKim:

Raymond Burgin (#93156355) is my family member and I would appreciate it if you could transfer care of his memorial to me.

My name is Paula White Moore and I am Find A Grave Member #49283826.

Thank you in advance for your help!

Paula White Moore
Added by Paula White Moore on Jun 21, 2017 8:31 PM
Thank you!
Added by ruth on Jun 17, 2017 2:07 PM
Kit B
Memorial 142004069

Frances Schiller Weckman is my 2nd great aunt. I submitted her parents memorial numbers on her memorial. I would greatly appreciate it if you would transfer her memorial to me.

Thank you for your consideration in this,
Kit B
Added by Kit B on Jun 12, 2017 1:41 PM
LaDana Riddle Knupp
Ella Ruth Lane
Thank you for linking her to her parents.
Added by LaDana Riddle Knupp on Jun 12, 2017 7:31 AM
Elsie Louise Hobbs
Thank you so very much for transferring this dear lady to me.
Added by Kat on Jun 08, 2017 10:43 AM
noah fairbanks
thanks for the heads up..I deleted mine and placed information on one with the headstone...thanks Mike in Missouri
Added by JMW on Jun 06, 2017 10:14 PM
Linda J. Morris
Hi, You know, sometimes you know something but there are reasons you wait to put it up. That is what I was doing as there is other research going on at the sametime. So I did accept your edit but won't be adding to it. YET
Added by Linda J. Morris on Jun 06, 2017 6:25 PM
RE: Photo Requests
I used some too try to get up North this time of the year...nice work for Wyandotte.
Added by ShaneO on May 22, 2017 9:54 PM
Rita Guzzo
RE: Le Etta Ferris
No, they are not, as far as I know.
Added by Rita Guzzo on May 15, 2017 8:31 AM
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